inDrive Ranks Second Most Downloaded Ride-Hailing App

January 23, 2024

By Adedapo Adesanya

Global mobility and urban services platform, inDrive, has been ranked as the world’s second most downloaded ride-hailing app in 2023, retaining this spot for a second consecutive year, according to

inDrive, operating across 46 countries globally, including Nigeria and eight others in Africa, also achieved a notable milestone as it ranked as the fourth most downloaded application worldwide in the Travel category.

inDrive was also the most downloaded ride-hailing app in 13 countries with a combined population of over 559 million in 2023, including markets like Pakistan, Columbia, Egypt, Peru and, Morocco, stated.

Total downloads of the inDrive app amounted to 66.6 million in 2023, based on Google Play and App Store (China is iOS only), said.

This rise signifies a growth for the service as it adds new services, including finance, freight, and courier delivery.

It is also expanding its core ride-sharing offering to new geographies. Over the past year, inDrive launched in more than 8 cities across Africa, as well as two in the US region.

Furthermore, inDrive has agreed to start adding electric motorcycles to its fleet in the Asia–Pacific (APAC) region and has obtained the local regulator’s permission to offer its services there.

“While scaling quickly, inDrive leverages its unique peer-to-peer pricing model to challenge the lack of affordable transportation options and limited earning opportunities, thereby addressing various types of injustice. This remains inDrive’s overarching mission,” a statement from the company said.

Speaking on the development as well as the service’s next step, Mr Arsen Tomsky, inDrive founder and chief executive officer (CEO), explained “We are delighted that inDrive has maintained its position as the second most downloaded ride-hailing app globally, a testament to the incredible efforts of our team and the trust our users place in us.

“At inDrive, our super mission is to challenge injustice, and we remain steadfast in our commitment to providing reliable mobility services at a fair price, as we create meaningful earning opportunities for people across communities where we operate.

“As we celebrate this milestone, we remember that we measure inDrive’s success not simply by the number of downloads, but by the wider impact we make on our communities and the world at large.”

Adedapo Adesanya

Adedapo Adesanya is a journalist, polymath, and connoisseur of everything art. When he is not writing, he has his nose buried in one of the many books or articles he has bookmarked or simply listening to good music with a bottle of beer or wine. He supports the greatest club in the world, Manchester United F.C.

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